Thelymitra canaliculata R.Br. 1810

Lip Detail Photo by Wendy Eiby and her Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Small Grooved Thelymitra In Australia - The Flushed Sun Orchid

Flower Size .6 to 1.64" [1.5 to 3.6 cm]

Found in southwestern Australia in or along the margins of swamps in raised hummocks at elevations of 10 to 200 meters as a medium to giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, [20 to 85 cm] long, 2 to 28 flowered inflorescence with 1 to 3 sterile bracts

Synonyms Thelymitra campanulata Endl. 1846

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide